Slow Cooker Hard Apple Cider Pulled BBQ Chicken Sandwiches with Almond Apple Slaw! Delicious and easy! Best sandwich ever! - The Cookie Rookie

Apple Cider BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

Course: Appetizer/Main Course, Dinner, Sandwiches
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 229kcal
Author: Becky Hardin - The Cookie Rookie
Slow Cooker Hard Apple Cider Pulled BBQ Chicken Sandwiches with Almond Apple Slaw. Easy and delicious meal for any occasion, especially game day!
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  • 4 large boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 bottle KC Masterpiece Bourbon BBQ Sauce or your favorite brand
  • 1 bottle Hard Apple Cider I used Angry Orchard


  • 14 ounce coleslaw mix
  • 2 apples diced
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 cup diced onion optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic and herb seasoning salt
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 6 hamburger buns


  • In a large crockpot, pour BBQ sauce and cider over chicken breasts and cook on high for 4 hours (or on medium for 6 hours)
  • After four hours, shred chicken using two forks. You can continue warming the chicken on low or medium until you're ready to eat.
  • In a medium bowl, combine slaw, apples, almonds, yogurt, honey, onion, and spices. Stir until all of the ingredients are well combined. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • To serve, top chicken with slaw and serve on a hamburger bun. Enjoy!


Calories: 229kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 436mg | Potassium: 320mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 28.1mg | Calcium: 153mg | Iron: 2mg